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Re: Lifespan of cdrs
Jun 05, 2007, 10:16
Another thing I've found about CDRs is that they tend to not like being filled to capacity... the last tracks on a full disk tend to be the first ones to fail to play.

My car CD player is more more touchy about 'em than my other decks. I keep master copies on the computer and burn new disks when the old ones give up the ghost.

Gold disks are better, but I wonder still about the long term. I don't think this tech is as 'archival' as the manufacturers would like us to think.

I've been seriously considering backing ALL my music up on a hard drive and selling off all the old vinyl and cassette tapes and CDs. Of course, hard drives fail too....

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